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Compucolor II is a character set developed by Compucolor Corporation for their Compucolor computers.[1][2] These used a SMC CRT5027 video controller,[3][4] a Japanese-produced version of the Texas Instruments TMS 9927, programmed to provide a screen format of 32 lines with 64 characters per line.[5]

Character set

The following table shows the Compucolor II character set:[1][6]

Compucolor II character set
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C D E F
0x
1x
2x  SP  ! " # $ % & ' ( ) * + , - . /
3x 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 : ; < = > ?
4x @ A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O
5x P Q R S T U V W X Y Z [ \ ] ^ _
6x
7x

� Not in Unicode, most are pieces designed to make 2x2 character large letters

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Compucolor II - Instruction Manual (PDF). Compucolor Corporation. p. 17.
  2. ^ "CompuColor II". OLD-COMPUTERS.COM : The Museum. Retrieved 2023-01-13.
  3. ^ Compucolor II programming and reference manual (PDF). Compucolor Corporation. 1979. pp. Appendix G.3.
  4. ^ CRT 5027 - CRT video timer and controller VTAC (PDF). Standard Microsystems Corporation. p. 293.
  5. ^ DURRETT, H. (1979). "Color display systems: The state of the art" (PDF). Behavior Research Methods & Instrumentation. 11 (2): 129. doi:10.3758/BF03205632. S2CID 61837356.
  6. ^ Compucolor II Programming and Reference Manual (PDF). Compucolor Corporation. 1979. p. 114.